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Car Hire Insurance Blog
Friday, 22 March 2013 13:44

Still Time To Hit The Piste

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Snow conditions are still superb in Europe for this time of year so if you haven't already why not bag yourself a last minute deal and hit the slopes?!

Wednesday, 13 March 2013 10:56

Strange Travel Phobias - The Ultimate List!

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Everyone has some kind of phobia, whether they choose to admit it or not. Some are more common and soically recognised like arachnophobia (fear of spiders), or the fear of heights (acrophobia). But other phobias that have been uncovered are a little more, well, niche! Take a look at some of the phobias below and travel destinations to avoid if you happen to suffer from them.

Tuesday, 12 March 2013 17:00

Whipcar.com "beaten" by adoption barriers | iCarhire©

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The Whipcar.com team announced today it would be closing its operations with immediate effect.  In an email sent to existing members of its car club, it apologised for closing the service with little or no warning, citing the barriers to widespread adoption of this new behaviour e.g. Peer-2-Peer or better known as collaborative consumption.

Tuesday, 12 March 2013 13:39

Guardian Features iCarhireinsurance.com

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iCarhireinsurance.com research and products was once again featured in the Guardian newspaper (10th March 2013) in a story called, "Beware Pricey Extras That Drive Up Car Hire Costs"

Monday, 25 February 2013 14:54

Generation-Y Choosing to Hire Rather Than Buy

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British citizens are increasingly living a 'pay-as-you-go' lifestyle new research has shown as more people are choosing to hire rather than buy across an increasing range of products and services including holiday lets and cars.

By 2035, the number of vehicles on the road worldwide will double to 1.7 billion, according to the latest forecast from the International Energy Agency.

Wednesday, 20 February 2013 13:25

Confusion Over Driving Licences in Florida

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Travellers heading to Florida on a fly-drive holiday are being advised by motoring associations to have an International Driving Permit (IDP) with them as some car hire companies are refusing to hire out cars if visitors can't produce one. 

Friday, 15 February 2013 14:29

New Car Hire 'Eco Tax' in Balearics

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If you're travelling to the Balearic Islands for Easter don't be surprised when you are asked to pay an eco-tax on your hire car.

Tuesday, 12 February 2013 13:20

Sunday Times Warns of Unscrupulous Car Hire Practices

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The Sunday Times (10 February 2013) Newspaper warned its readers to beware of unexpected extras in car rental bills.

OK, so it was Military Police rather than trainee Members of Parliament that made this colossal error, but it makes the headline no less shocking!

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